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Applications open for Belfast’s first youth busking competition

Beyond Busk, Belfast’s first youth busking competition is searching for musicians, street entertainers, dancers, magicians and performers for a showcase of the best young talent in music, arts and street performance.

23 January 2019

New Year brings new eyesight in 2019 for rural dwelling people in Peru as Ulster University Professors help provide the gift of sight

Ulster University is providing two eye surgeons based in Peru sponsorship of fees and free access to the online postgraduate diploma course in cataract and refractive surgery theory. This one-year course equips them with the knowledge and skills to undertake life-changing eye surgery.

14 January 2019

Ulster University Law Lecturer Dr Mark Simpson Appointed to the Scottish Commission on Social Security

The Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People, Ms Shirley-Anne Sommerville, today announced the appointment of Dr Mark Simpson as Member of the Scottish Commission on Social Security

7 January 2019

More students than ever before celebrate life-changing opportunities made possible by growing philanthropy

Last Friday, 145 students received scholarships and awards supported by donations made by corporates and by staff, alumni and friends to the Ulster University Student Fund.

20 December 2018

Ulster University research project changing lives in Sub-Sahara Africa

Ulster University has developed an off-grid energy access project in Botswana, which has the potential to transform standards of living for people in Sub-Sahara Africa.

17 December 2018

Unveiling of ‘Art Unwrapped’ special exhibition as Christmas gift to the city of Belfast

Unveiling of ‘Art Unwrapped’ special exhibition as Christmas gift to the city of Belfast

14 December 2018

Ulster University brings national sport and exercise psychology conference to Belfast

Dr Gavin Breslin, researcher in Mental Health in Sport at Ulster University and author of his new book Mental Health Interventions in Sport (Routledge) led the important academic and networking event that attracted speakers from the UK, Ireland, Germany, Australia, India and USA.

14 December 2018

Determined young mother overcomes debilitating health condition to graduate from Ulster University

Determined young mother overcomes debilitating health condition to graduate from Ulster University

12 December 2018

Top spot at Harvard Medical School for Ulster University PhD graduate

Top spot at Harvard Medical School for Ulster University PhD graduate

12 December 2018

IFA director scores distinguished graduate award

Michael Boyd, Director of football development at the Irish Football Association (IFA) has been named as First Trust Bank /Ulster University Distinguished Graduate of the Year.

11 December 2018

Ulster University honours Tony Hall for his civic contribution in transforming the BBC

Ulster University honours Tony Hall for his civic contribution in transforming the BBC

10 December 2018

Ulster University's international musician in residence Ivan Ilic to perform on Magee campus

Pianist and International Musician in Residence Ivan Ilic

10 December 2018

Research project demonstrates urgent need to revisit the conversation about a Bill of Rights

Research project demonstrates urgent need to revisit the conversation about a Bill of Rights

10 December 2018

Ulster University honours four-time World Superbike Champion Jonathan Rea

Honorary Graduate- Jonathan Rea

10 December 2018

From stay at home mum to data scientist

From stay at home mum to data scientist

10 December 2018

Ulster University student swaps mayoral robes for graduation gown

Ulster University student swaps mayoral robes for graduation gown

10 December 2018

Ulster University recognised in UK’s Best Breakthroughs List

An Ulster University invention using wearable technology has today been named as one of the UK’s 100 best breakthroughs for its potential to significantly impact on people’s lives.

6 December 2018

New UKAS accredited testing facility set to transform fire safety in construction industry across island of Ireland

New UKAS accredited testing facility set to transform fire safety in construction industry across island of Ireland

4 December 2018

Ulster University supporting next generation of entrepreneurs

Ulster University, in partnership with Santander Universities, has launched its first ever Student Enterprise Fund.

4 December 2018

Ulster University sign 3-year partnership with Manchester United Foundation to engage and inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs

Ulster University has signed a three year agreement with the Manchester United Foundation, to support schools outreach in partnership with the Foyle Learning Community, working with 11 neighbouring schools of the Magee Campus.

3 December 2018